The original 1969 version of the film that was re-edited with new scenes in 1979 as "The Swap" and released again in 1989 as "Line of Fire". favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Robert De Niro, Cannon Films, Sam's Song, The Swap, Line of Fire
This tells the story of an American private detective who inherits a large estate in South Africa. When he arrives he finds himself a hunted man. He discovers that his land is being used as a plantation for international drug smugglers. This TV schedule filler was shot in South Africa by 20th Century Fox's South African studio, Killarney Studios. The film was written and directed by George Montgomery but the screen credits an alias, Douglas K Stone. This film marks the only acting appearance of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Drugs, Smuggling, Assassination, organised crime, South Africa, Tippi Hedren, George Montgomery
In this crime thriller, Chaney plays a colonial police officer who infiltrates a criminal gang in order to find stolen jewels. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lon Chaney Jr, B Movie, Black and White, Poverty Row
George M Cohan stars in the 1917 film of his play based on the often filmed Earl Derr Biggers novel. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: George M Cohan, Baldpate, mystery, comedy, old house
Failed pilot for a proposed British Sherlock Holmes series starring John Longdon (Hitchcock's "Blackmail" and "The Skin Game") as Sherlock Holmes. Campbell Singer plays Dr Watson and the episode also features Walter Gotell (70s and 80s Bond pictures) as Luzatto. The story is based on the canonical adventure "The Man With The Twisted Lip". favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Sherlock Holmes, Failed Pilots, John Longdon
The very first Sherlock Holmes film. About a minute long, this features Holmes confused by a disappearing bandit. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, mutoscope, baffled, mystery, arcade film machines, historical
This rare Sherlock Holmes film was released at the same time as the Raymond Massey picture "The Speckled Band". The story is partly based on two Conan Doyle short stories: "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House". Sceptical about the potential success of the film, the producers sold the rights to the film to "First Division Pictures" for 800 pounds. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". It was very... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, The Sleeping Cardinal
This rare Sherlock Holmes film was released at the same time as the Raymond Massey picture "The Speckled Band". The story is partly based on two Conan Doyle short stories: "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House". Sceptical about the potential success of the film, the producers sold the rights to the film to "First Division Pictures" for 800 pounds. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". It was very... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Wontner, Mystery, Lost Films
The short film files for the 2012 edition of the Short Tracks open competition at the OZU Film Festival. All files are 720p AVC (h.264) 5mbps bitrate MP4 1 The Dinosaur and The Missing Link: A Phrehistoric Tragedy (1917) 2 Frankenstein (1910) 3 Alice In Wonderland (1903) 4 A Christmas Carol (1910) 5 The Sealed Room (1909)
Silent shorts for the Short Track competition 2013 at the OZU film festival. AMBROSE'S LOFTY PERCH (1915, Keystone Film Co, Dir: Walter Wright) Starring: Mack Swain King Ambrose has chosen a Queen from the women of his court. But once they are married the King has competion for his Queen's affections from her former boyfriend, Robin. BY THE SUN'S RAYS (1914, Universal Film Manufacturing Co, Dir: Charles Giblyn) Starring: Lon Chaney, Murdoch MacQuarrie, Agnes Vernon In this early western, an...
Original theatrical release version of this gory 70s horror classic featuring a number of well known screen actors in the cast. 16:9 enhanced widescreen.Copyright Status:Incomplete copyright notice. Never registered for copyright. Topics: Horror, asylum, inmates, lunatics, doctors, ghost, murder, classic, John Carradine, Cannon Films,...
Australian silent film from 1921 about the lives of the people in the horse racing world. DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY John K Wells WRITTEN BY John Cosgrove and John K Wells CAST Agnes Vernon - Bobbie Morton (as Brownie Vernon) Robert MacKinnon - Richard Morton Jr John Cosgrove - Dennis O'Hara John Faulkner - Richard Morton Sr Tal Ordell - Phillip Droone Evelyn Johnson - Myra Fane Raymond Lawrence - Jeffrey Manners Gerald Harcourt - Toby Makin Tommy Denman - Dingo Kennaquhair - Alert Topics: Australia, Australian Cinema, silent, silent film, horses, racing, intrigue
A dowdy secretary named Sylvia Brenner (Constance Bennett) agrees to marry her rich, divorce lawyer boss Gaylord Stanton (Kenneth MacKenna) so that he can avoid a marriage to one of his regular clients. The deal is that Sylvia will get a great allowance and the ability to travel anywhere she wants. While on a trip to Paris she begins to find herself and develop into a confident, uninhibited woman. She attracts one of Gaylord's cad friends Reggie Durant (Basil Rathbone) and contemplates an... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Pre-Code, romance, marriage, dirvorce, marriage of convenience, contract, Constance Bennett, Basil...
Mutt and Jeff play Sherlock Holmes style detectives on the trail of the mysterious "Phantom". Originally release in 1926, this film was hand coloured in the early 1930s and re-released. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Mutt and Jeff, Sherlock Holmes, Colourised by Hand
The Superman production company donated this special 18 minute episode to the US Treasury to help promote school stamp day savings plans to children. This is the only episode of the series that has entered the public domain. It features all of the hallmarks that made the original 1950s Superman series so memorable. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Superman, George Reeves, Public Service Announcement, US Treasury
Episode 1.15 25 May 1949. Features Yul Brynner (with blonde hair!) as Dr Nestri. Contains original Westinghouse ads presented by Betty Furness. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, Yul Brynner
This is episode 8 of season 5 Original Air Date 17 Nov 1952 Based on a Story by Violet Wolfson CAST Peggy Ann Garner Frank Overton Jean Carson Robert Webber Victor Thorley Anne Seymour Bruce Gordon Peter Gumeny Charles McClelland Joseph Sweeney Contains original Westinghouse Ads with Betty Furness. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One
Season 2 Episode 41 Original Air Date 19 June 1950 CAST Robert Sterling Charles Korvin Virginia Gilmore Richard Purdy Ann Shoemaker Harry Cooke Marion Scanlon Robert Emhardt James Coots Butch Cavell Contains original Westinghouse Ads with Betty Furness favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One
This is Season 2 Episode 10 Original Air Date 14 November 1949 Based on a story By Dashiell Hammet CAST Stanley Ridges Wynne Gibson Theodore Newton Peggy French Richard Purdy Hildy Parks Robert Emhardt Seth Arnold William Lee Tony Pellerin Paul Porter Richard Robbins Abe Vigoda Roland Wood Charles Kuhn Features original Westinghouse ads/demonstrations with Betty Furness favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, Dashiell Hammett